general dentist resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Organized Lecturer skilled in classroom organization and curriculum development. Proven success in increasing student engagement and promoting learning objectives illustrated over 5 years of experience in academic roles.

Enthusiastic Instructor with strong academic and teaching background. Performance history of developing strong collaborative relationships and delivering impressive results on exams.

Professional Dental Hygienist with 13 years of experience in all areas of dental hygiene care. Proactive in completing prophylaxis services and oral disease treatment. Accomplished at educating patients on oral hygiene with focus on disease prevention.

Personable and cooperative Dental Hygienist with 13 years of teaching experience, working with wide range of patients and students. Recognized for unique ability to engage and empower undergraduates. Developed curriculum and proved quality instruction while fostering positive learning environment for all students.

  • Curriculum creation
  • Faculty communication
  • In-class lectures
  • Public speaking
  • Curriculum input
  • Curriculum development
  • Student assessment
03/2007 to 02/2016 General Dentist Veterans Health Administration | Danbury, CT,
  • Educated patients on proper oral hygiene to promote oral health and disease prevention.
  • Designed and fit patients with prosthodontic dental appliances, including dentures, bridges .
  • Treated, supported and cared for 7 patients per day on average by efficiently focusing on individual patients.
  • Performed root canals, filled cavities and instructed patients on pain management to repair dental structures with minimal discomfort to patients.
  • Created dental office policies and procedures, provided all staff members with copies and oversaw rule enforcement to meet office guidelines as well as health and safety laws.
  • Analyzed X-rays and reviewed patients' health backgrounds to devise appropriate treatment course.
  • Treated infections caused by chronic and acute issues and diseases within soft oral tissues.
  • Followed up with patients after procedures for proper pain management.
  • Scaled, polished and applied sealants and fluorides.
  • Prescribed antibiotics and other medications.
  • Cleaned and filled teeth.
  • Directed staff hygienist training programs in periodontal techniques and procedures.
  • Duplicated x-rays when requested by insurance companies.
  • Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
  • Evaluated risk of oral cancer by examining patients' mouths for sores, recessed and bleeding gums and oral lesions.
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases.
  • Examined teeth and gum with appropriate dental instruments, x-rays and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Diagnosed diseases and abnormalities.
  • Made and fit dentures and crowns.
01/2013 to 02/2016 Dental Hygienist Job Corps | Sacramento, CA,
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Examined teeth and gum with appropriate dental instruments, x-rays and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
  • Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontics procedures.
  • Treated facial lacerations, intraoral lacerations and fractured facial bones.
  • Properly administered general and local anesthetics to lessen pain and discomfort.
  • Diagnosed diseases and abnormalities.
09/2012 to 01/2017 Lecturer ,Instructor GREEK-ARMENIAN COLLEGE | City, STATE,
  • Created instructional and lecture plans for classes in compliance with course objectives.
  • Delivered course lectures using modern technology to enhance student comprehension.
  • Developed and adjusted course syllabus according to curriculum and university guidelines.
  • Designed exams, lecture material and writing assignments.
  • Documented student assignments, attendance and test scores in online reporting systems.
  • Developed and proctored tests to assess student learning progress.
  • Instructed students in classroom and lecture environments and explained importance of speech delivery and presentation.
  • Developed guides and course materials focused on reinforcing lecture information and helping students learn.
  • Encouraged personal development via tutorial work and recognition of accomplishments.
  • Constructed quizzes, exams and homework assignments to test student aptitude.
  • Participated in faculty meetings and professional development trainings to enhance teaching skills.
  • Used PowerPoint to develop visual, feature-rich presentations to engage students.
01/2018 to Current Dental Assistant,hygienist Arakelyan Dental Office | City, STATE,
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, brushing techniques.
  • Answered and managed incoming calls and emails.
  • Verified, updated and entered patient information into system.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2019 to to | Medical Billing & Electronical Coding Associated Technical College,Los Angeles,CA, Los Angeles, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2005 to to Doctor of Dental Medicine | General Dentistry Medical University of Armenia, Armenia, GPA:
Expected in 01/2007 to to Doctor of Dental Medicine | DENTISTRY EURODENT, Armenia, GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Dentistry.
Expected in 07/2019 to to TRAINING | Medical Assisting Associated Technical College, Los Angeles, CA GPA:
Additional Information
  • Computer skills
  • Problem solving
  • Strong work ethic
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Responsibility
  • Trilingual ( Armenian, Russian, English )

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School Attended

  • Associated Technical College,Los Angeles,CA
  • Medical University of Armenia
  • Associated Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • General Dentist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Lecturer ,Instructor
  • Dental Assistant,hygienist


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine

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